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June 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: PSY’s latest album fails to meet expectations

By | Dec 7, 2015

The tracks fall flat as a cohesive album. Each track sounded like a parody of the last with either ’70s-inspired elements or synth-heavy beats, making only a few of them stand out.

Review: Four years later, Adele is back and better than ever

By | Nov 30, 2015

Full of gorgeous vocals, the singer shows off her raw and honest lyrics that fans have missed, sweeping listeners away with her soulful and explosive tracks in “25.”

Review: Vamps ‘wake up’ fans

By | Nov 29, 2015

If The Vamps have not been on the radar of boy bands to watch, “Wake Up” is sure to alert music enthusiasts to the band’s presence.

Review: Viewers starved for substance in newest ‘Hunger Games’

By | Nov 29, 2015

The final installment of the series is the weaker half of a movie who shouldn’t have been divided in the first place.

Review: Soulful tracks lack heart

By | Nov 16, 2015

While the album does deliver on the promised soul sound, “Heart Blanche” lacks focus when it comes to songwriting.

Review: Bieber’s album reflects purposely on mistakes

By | Nov 16, 2015

In “Purpose,” it is clear that Bieber is “sorry” for what he has done in the past. He is surely ready to redeem himself.

Review: Little Mix’s latest a jumble of sound

By | Nov 10, 2015

British girl band Little Mix has yet to find their individual style and lack originality.

Review: Peanuts update animation without straying from lore

By | Nov 9, 2015

20th Century Fox presents “The Peanuts Movie,” a light but largely derivative film that adds little to Peanuts’ lore other than an animation update.

Review: Goulding’s feverish pace fades in ‘Delirium’

By | Nov 9, 2015

If every track on Ellie Goulding’s latest release “Delirium” was as atmospheric, groovy or energetic as the album’s first five minutes, it would have been great. But…

Review: Mediocre raps haven’t changed a lot

By | Nov 4, 2015

“I Changed A Lot” sees Khaled employing a plethora of guests to create an album that is solid stylistically but severely lacking lyrical complexity.

Review: Angsty lyrics ‘wipe out’ band’s mellow sounds

By | Nov 4, 2015

“Wiped Out!” has an indistinct, breezy style underpinned by the band’s characteristic angst and deviating from the grittier feel of the rest of its discography.

Review: Music sees maturity with new Vanessa Carlton album

By | Oct 26, 2015

“Liberman” highlights Carlton’s progression as a singer-songwriter: no longer conventional, no longer dismal.